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17. February at 15:16:41 Share
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Spanjaard And performance in corners/difficult areas
19. February at 10:10:29
Boris Belay Looks good ! That would be a great addition to the database indeed.
I would change "Opinion" to "observations", since it should all be quite objective (Or no heading necessary, actually).
I'm not sure we need two fields for Flash. It could be confusing and Flash really isn't so common anymore .
Should "Missing Parts" come under "Undershot" ? Or should they both appear in the same heading ? Or Undershot with Deformed?
Should "Accuracy" be added to "Surface Details" ?
I would also add a box of free text for "Comments", for whatever is specific to that kit and not listed, or an opinion, or factual information (like same sprue as earlier Italeri Kit but without Sidewinder missiles).
And change Pannels to Panels ;)
19. February at 12:20:37
Timothy Heimer I like the comment aspect, just comments. And also add a decal comment box. Nice work Tim! Thanks
19. February at 13:26:25
David Andrs
Should `Pannels` be changed to `Panel lines`? If you insist on panels, then just single n.
I agree with Spanjaard that `fit` (how parts fit together) is very important for a kit review. I would also appreciate rating for kit 'engineering'. And possibly rating the instructions as well.
19. February at 15:25:19
Wim van der Luijt Ejector pin marks in visible places is also a great way to fudge up an otherwise perfectly decent kit, might be worth adding
19. February at 15:46:23
scalemates Comments will certainly be added.... but the main challenge I try to fix is that ideally we cover 90% of every single inbox review (=open the box and review without building) with good questions and answers only (but also without asking too many detail questions). The above is a very early draft of some complex algorithms I'm writing to make this happen. (basically auto generate 90% of the review text and next give some personal touches by adding here and there a personal comment). ... It would allow a non native speaker to fill in a review form and auto generate a usable/consistent/nice piece of text which makes sense.

if it will work, still not sure! :) (ps: Pannels is already fixed)
19. February at 15:47:20
scalemates Auto generated text taking into accounts facts (release dates/timeline info/topics/scale/...) and mix it up with the personal info

(no need to correct, this is a early version (5% of complexity done) so you get the picture and will also include randomization so each auto generated review feels different even when no personal notes are present)

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Here is my personal view on the 1:48 Mirage IIICJ from Eduard released in 2010. This rebox (changed box only) is based on the 2004 Mirage III CJ from Eduard (#8102).

Sprues
A total of 9 sprues is included to build this Dassault Mirage III in 1:48. There is no flash on the sprues. The surface quality is a mix of smooth and very smooth (Sprues: D, F, 8102). There are no broken parts nor deformed parts in my box.

The scaling of the details varies much based on the sprue and is a mix of underscaled (slightly) (Sprues: A, B 8102) and spot on (Sprues: E, D, C, G, F, I).

A variety of detail levels is present: very detailed, minimalistic details (Sprue H) and highly detailed (Sprue 8102).The panel lines are engraved and rivets are raised.

Markings
4 decal sheets are part of this full kit. The decals are thin and have no excess carrier film. All included sheets have their colors printed perfectly in register.
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19. February at 15:59:26
scalemates @Wim: yes I agree, Ejector pin mark are already there in the mean time
19. February at 16:05:17
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February 18, 2018

February 15, 2018

Petr Hlaváček

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1:144 Air India Expres VT-AXG (TwoSix decals UR1442b)
B 737-800
Air India Expres VT-AXG for Zvezda
TwoSix decals 1:144
UR1442b
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Jim Hutter

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1:72 Spitfire MKII / Me 262 (Revell H221-100)
Fighting Deuces Series
Spitfire MKII / Me 262
Revell 1:72
H221-100
1969 | Model set
Multitopic
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15. February at 20:13:11 Share
Demigod@scalemates
Merged double entry here:
VF-1 Wolfpack (Fightertown Decals 48014, 1:48)

This entry can be deleted after transferring member stashes/wishlists:
F-14A Tomcat VF-1 Wolfpack (Fightertown Decals f48014, 1:48)

1:48 VF-1 Wolfpack (Fightertown Decals 48014)1:48 F-14A Tomcat VF-1 Wolfpack (Fightertown Decals f48014)
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February 12, 2018

greasemonkey

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1:12 Need For Speed (For Tamiya R1 Bike) (Legend Productions 1205)
Need For Speed (For Tamiya R1 Bike) Need For Speed For Tamiya YFZ R1 Bike
Legend Productions 1:12
1205
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12. February at 19:02:30 Share
greasemonkey The kit and box look original. If it is a recast, then it is the best I have ever seen. No recast I have seen has a box made as if it was an original. So I am thinking I have an original first release. I have this one for at least 12 years (probably longer). I did a internet search with kit no. 1205, but could not find much. I found a couple of sites with kit number LF1505 (which is the current available kit) where the number 1205 was in the title.
12. February at 19:21:21
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February 04, 2018

scalemates added the Revell Ju-88 C-6 Nightfighter in 1:48 to his wishlist
1:48 Ju-88 C-6 Nightfighter (Revell 04542)
Junkers
Ju-88 C-6 Nightfighter Nightfighter
Revell 1:48
04542
2000 | Changed parts
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04. February at 21:34:06 Share
Dirk Fries@scalemates
Hi Tim,

there seems to be an issue with moving things form Wishlist to Stash.
e.g. - I have moved this one

SCM Book: Encyclopedia of Armour Modelling Techniques

About 12 hours from Wishlist to Stash and the State has changed from Wishlist to Stash.
But if I click on my Wishlist the Book ist still there (with the State "Stash" ;) and when I click on my Stash there the Book not in the list. At first I guessed it could be a caching problem - but for more than 12 hours ?

Could you please check ?

Thanks a lot in advance !

Bye, Dirk

04. February at 13:40:44 Share

January 30, 2018

Jonas@scalemates
Hi

Little question. A few days ago I added a kit and some related parts from my stash in to a project. I indicated this project as being " Work in progress". For me "in progress" would mean I'm actually building it. It's no longer just an "idea".

So I was wondering why all the items in my stash who are linked to that project aren't automatically indicated as "started"? Wouldn't that make sense in a stash-management? :) :)

thx for a great site!
Jonas
30. January at 21:44:27 Share
scalemates Nope! You could still have decals or figures still not started or even some items on the wishlist. So it is up to you to decide when to move them
30. January at 21:55:51
Steve Wilson I agree with you Tim...
30. January at 23:39:06
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January 29, 2018

Roger Merideth@scalemates
Thank you ! Looks like a very helpful site
29. January at 18:00:47 Share
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January 28, 2018

StreetBlisters

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1:24 SB-EVO (StreetBlisters 10001)
 
SB-EVO 16"
StreetBlisters 1:24
10001
2017 | New tool
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28. January at 13:59:12 Share

January 25, 2018

Rex@scalemates
I have a suggestion. How about some way of tracking who enters what when changes are made or a kit is added? and where the info came from?

Such as:

Revision History

Kit added by Joe Smith (from catalog)
decal info added by Tim (from MM review)
Lineage corrected by Sam Slade (from memory, or, told by a friend)
Lineage corrected by RexTN (from physical possession of kit)

If our screen names are on there, maybe people will be sure to only change things if they KNOW it, versus having stashes messed up by false info?
25. January at 06:18:08 Share

January 24, 2018

Łukasz Gliński

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1:72 Messerschimtt Bf.109G Gustav (Print Scale 72-310)
 
Messerschimtt Bf.109G Gustav
Print Scale 1:72
72-310
2018 | New tool
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24. January at 21:45:02 Share
Łukasz Gliński Two additional informations regarding the Polish camo:
1) desert scheme is not confirmed (it could also by Temperate Daay Scheme)
2) "LW" was the standard code of RAF (Polish) 318th Sqn)
PS. Camo no.7 (ROA) seems to be purely fictional - I have never seen a confirmation of ROA airplanes without German markings.
24. January at 21:52:49
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scalemates added the Falcon US Navy World War II (1:72) to his stash.
1:72 US Navy World War II (Falcon No.1)
US Navy World War II TBF/M, F4F, J2F, F8F, SBC, SOC, SB2C, TBD, SBD, OS2U, F4U-1A/D, F4U-1
Falcon 1:72
No.1
199x | New tool
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24. January at 21:12:25 Share

January 22, 2018

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1:72 R.O.C.A.F. C-119L Hamilton-Standard Propellers (Veteran Models VTM72001)
 
R.O.C.A.F. C-119L Hamilton-Standard Propellers
Veteran Models 1:72
VTM72001
200x | New tool
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22. January at 13:06:35 Share
s b these were indicated on scalemates as also being applicable to USAF AC-119K - but this Hamilton Standard prop set is for cuffed blades, AC-119s upgraded with the HS props were uncuffed.
22. January at 13:08:20
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January 20, 2018

scalemates started the Uschi van der Rosten bars of extra discs consistent with DPC-48 (1:35)
20. January at 22:36:59 Share
scalemates added the Uschi van der Rosten bars of extra discs consistent with DPC-48 (1:35) to his completed kits.
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scalemates started the Uschi van der Rosten bars of extra discs consistent with DPC-48 (1:35)
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scalemates added North American F-86 Sabre to his favorite topics.
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scalemates added the Hasegawa F-86D Sabre Dog in 1:72 to his wishlist
1:72 F-86D Sabre Dog (Hasegawa 51404)
 
F-86D Sabre Dog 'J.A.S.D.F.'
Hasegawa 1:72
51404 (BP4)
1996 | New tool
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January 19, 2018

scalemates added the Tamiya Brummbär (1:35) to his stash.
1:35 Brummbär (Tamiya 35353)
Sd.Kfz.166 Sturmpanzer IV
Brummbär Späte Produktion
Tamiya 1:35
35353
2017 | Changed parts
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19. January at 20:00:00 Share
scalemates added the Meng Model Panther in 1:35 to his wishlist
1:35 Panther (Meng Model TS-035)
German Medium Tank Sd.Kfz.171
Panther Ausf. A Late
Meng Model 1:35
TS-035
2017 | New tool
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19. January at 19:59:30 Share

January 18, 2018

scalemates added the Tamiya Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 (1:48) to his stash.
1:48 Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6 (Tamiya 61117)
 
Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6
Tamiya 1:48
61117
2017 | New tool
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January 14, 2018

scalemates added the Armory M41A1/A2 "Walker Bulldog" in 1:72 to his wishlist
1:72 M41A1/A2 "Walker Bulldog" (Armory AR72412)
 
M41A1/A2 "Walker Bulldog" US post-war Light Tank
Armory 1:72
AR72412
2018* | New tool
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January 09, 2018

scalemates started the AFV Club leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer (1:35)
1:35 leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer (AFV Club AF35050)
German
leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer
AFV Club 1:35
AF35050
2003 | New tool
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09. January at 23:28:47 Share
scalemates added the AFV Club leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer (1:35) to his completed kits.
1:35 leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer (AFV Club AF35050)
German
leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer
AFV Club 1:35
AF35050
2003 | New tool
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09. January at 23:24:32 Share
scalemates started the AFV Club leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer (1:35)
1:35 leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer (AFV Club AF35050)
German
leFH18 10,5cm Howitzer
AFV Club 1:35
AF35050
2003 | New tool
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scalemates started the Calder Craft German WWII 10,5 cm leFH 18M Field Gun (1:32)
1:32 German WWII 10,5 cm leFH 18M Field Gun (Calder Craft 5458)
 
German WWII 10,5 cm leFH 18M Field Gun
Calder Craft 1:32
5458
1982 | New tool
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09. January at 23:23:30 Share

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